The Quercus Virginiana
is commonly known as Live Oak
, Scrub Live Oak
, Virginia Live Oak
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Live oak occurs on the lower Coastal Plain of the southeastern United States
from southeastern Virginia to Florida, including the Florida Keys, and west
to southeastern Texas [21
The currently accepted scientific name of live oak is Quercus virginiana
Live oak hybridizes with dwarf live oak, swamp white oak (Q. bicolor),
Durand oak (Q. durandi), overcup oak (Q. lyrata), bur oak (Q.
macrocarpa), and post oak (Q. stellata) [31
Live oak is a common dominant in maritime forests and on hammocks
bordering coastal and inland marshes.
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